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notify

[ noh-tuh-fahy ]
/ 藞no蕣 t蓹藢fa瑟 /
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verb (used with object), no路ti路fied, no路ti路fy路ing.
to inform (someone) or give notice to: to notify the police of a crime.
Chiefly British. to make known; give information of: The sale was notified in the newspapers.
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Origin of notify

1325鈥75; Middle English notifien<Middle French notifier<Latin n艒tific膩re, equivalent to (g)n艒t(us) (past participle of (g)n艒scere to come to know; see know1) + -ific膩re-ify

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British Dictionary definitions for notify

notify
/ (藞n蓹蕣t瑟藢fa瑟) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied (tr)
to inform; tell
mainly British to draw attention to; make known; announce

Derived forms of notify

notifier, noun

Word Origin for notify

C14: from Old French notifier, from Latin notific膩re to make known, from n艒tus known + facere to make
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